Exploring Japan's Clean Mobility: Hydrogen & New Batteries Technology Learning Expedition
In January, a one-week learning expedition, organized by the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan for the French mobility cluster Pôle Véhicule du Futur, brought 15 French companies to Japan to delve into hydrogen and battery topics.
PIMAP4Sustainability - Call for training, services & international mission to Japan
European SMEs working on photonics, advanced materials, advanced manufacturing, aerospace, metalworking, and industrial production can receive funding to follow a training or acquire a service related to the green transition, internationalization, or participate to the international mission to Japan in June 2024.
Submission of the EU-Japan Business Round Table’s 2023 Recommendations to the Japanese Government
On 16 February 2024, Nobuhiro Endo (Japan-side BRT Chair and Executive Advisor, NEC Corporation) and Christopher Thomas (Representative Director, President of Merck Ltd., Japan, representing Belén Garijo, EU-side BRT Chair) submitted the BRT’s 2023 Recommendations to Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.
Promoting EU-Japan business cooperation in Africa at the STePP Forum 2023
On 13 September 2023, the EU-Japan Centre was invited to speak at the STePP Forum organised by UNIDO ITPO Tokyo to talk about EU-Japan business cooperation in Africa.
Poland and Japan strengthen cooperation on hydrogen
On 4 May 2023, Polish Minister of Climate and Environment, Anna Moscow, and Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, Yasutoshi Nishimura, signed a Memorandum of Cooperation in the field of hydrogen.
EIG CONCERT-Japan joint call for research proposals
The EIG CONCERT-Japan will launch its 10th joint call for research proposals this spring.  This year’s theme is Sustainable cities, and the call’s subject will be “Solutions for Carbon-Neutral Cities”.
EU-Japan Joint Dialogue with Civil Society
On 3 March, Japanese and European civil society met for an online joint dialogue to discuss trade and sustainable development. Cross-cutting topics included due diligence and corporate social responsibility initiatives aimed at preventing violations of human and labour rights.
EU-Japan Green Transition Matchmaking 2023
In partnership with many stakeholders in Europe and Japan, the EU-Japan Centre organises an “EU-Japan Green Transition Matchmaking” for the second year in a row. The event is for companies as well as research organisations from Japan and Europe interested in building business partnerships that contribute to a low-carbon society.
Global Foodture project targets Japan
The green and sustainable transition of the global food system is a hot topic. Therefore, seven European clusters have joined forces and created the EU project Global Foodture with a focus on four Asian countries – Japan being one of the four.
The Green Deal Industrial Plan: putting Europe's net-zero industry in the lead
The Green Deal Industrial Plan putting Europe's net-zero industry in the lead.

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